Urban upgrading

Enhancing safety through upgrading: Experiences from Cape Town

Mercy Brown-Luthango from the African Centre for Cities shares preliminary findings from a research project that looks at the effectiveness of different urban upgrading approaches in Cape Town’s informal settlements with regards to safety.

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Review: Migrant Women of Johannesburg: Life in an in-between city

An unusual ethnographic account of life in Johannesburg for migrant women that is true to the saying ‘the personal is political,’ writes Naluwembe Binaisa.


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